Antoine Wilson

Antoine Wilson

Photo: Noah Stone

Antoine Wilson‘s novel, Mouth to Mouth, featured on Barack Obama’s 2022 Summer Reading List, is out from Avid Reader (Simon + Schuster) in the US and Canada, and from Atlantic Books in the UK, Australia and New Zealand.

Antoine is the author of the novels The Interloper and Panorama City. His writing has appeared in The Paris Review, Quarterly West, and Best New American Voices, among other publications. He is a contributing editor at A Public Space.

He received the Carol Houck Smith Fiction Fellowship at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing and the San Fernando Valley Award for Fiction, and his work has been a finalist for The National Magazine Award, the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association Book of the Year Award, and the Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award. Mouth to Mouth was a finalist for the California Independent Booksellers Alliance Golden Poppy Award and was long listed for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in Canada.

He has taught writing at the University of Iowa, the University of California San Diego, the University of California Los Angeles Extension Writers’ Program, Stanford Continuing Studies, and the Otis School of Art and Design.

Born in Montreal and raised in California and Saudi Arabia, he now lives with his family in Los Angeles. He can be found on twitter at @antoinewilson and Instagram at @theantoinewilson